Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust recently called on provider of imaging equipment sales and service Mount International United Services (MIUS) to supply an MRI patient monitor.
Following preparation and testing, MIUS set up and installed an Iradimed MRI patient monitor in the radiology department, for use alongside a new magnet. MIUS procurement expert Dani Langson worked with senior technician John Itter from the medical device management services team at Salisbury to implement the equipment.
Itter said: “It was a nice team at MIUS who helped us with the trial and installation of the two monitor systems. Dani was very supportive and gave the medical devices team and the users very informed knowledge of operating the device and how it functioned. She also made it clear that she was very happy to further attend site to provide any help or training.
“The device itself is very straightforward to use, robust and modern in its design. The installation took minutes and went ahead without any problems; this made the transition from our previous model easier for the staff to work with. Above all, it provides excellent point-of-care diagnostics for our patients.”
The non-magnetic MRI monitoring system is portable and engineered to meet the needs of complex MRI workflows.
The vital signs monitor can be mounted on a wall, roll-stand, bed rail or anaesthesia cart, and can be detached and transported safely from bedside to the MRI scan for immediate mobility.
Itter added: “I am rarely called to any problems, which makes my work life much better during these busy and difficult times. Rolling out a new system is difficult at the best of times, let alone during the middle of a global pandemic. My many thanks to everyone who worked on this installation and delivery for us, and especially to Dani who has an excellent amount of knowledge of the device as well as the wider imaging/MRI field of work.”
Published on page 10 of the September 2021 issue of RAD Magazine.